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Date: Wed, 20 Dec 1995 12:13:53 SUM: adjective order
From: Mette Kreutzmann <mettesfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de>
Subject: SUM: adjective order

Earlier I asked for references on premodifying adjective order in
English and I received some very helpful responses.

A sincere thanks to all who replied!!

Below, I list the references (in no particular order) if anybody else is
interested in the subject.

A Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year to everybody,

Mette Kreutzmann
mettesfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de
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Posner, R. [1986]. "Iconicity in Syntax: The Natural Order of Attributes."
In: Bouissac, P., M. Herzfeld & R. Posner, (eds), Iconicity: Essays on the
Nature of Culture: Festschrift for Thomas A. Sebeok on His 65th Birthday
Tuebingen: Stauffenberg, pp. 305-337.

Dirven, (ed),[1989]. A User's Grammar of English, ch. III.

Sproat, R. and Shih, C. [1988]. "Prenominal Adjectival Ordering in
English and Mandarin," in Proceedings of the North Eastern Linguistic
Society (NELS) Vol 18: 465-488.

Ney, J.W. [1981], Optionality and Choice in the Selection of Order of Adjectives
in English, General Linguistics, 23-2: 94-128.

Halliday, M.A.K. [1985]. "An Introduction to Functional Grammar", ch 6

Ferris, Connor [1993]. "The Meaning of Syntax: a study in the
adjectives of English".(see particularly section 8.6)

Bache, C. [1978]. "The Order of Premodifying Adjectives in
Present-day English".

Martin, J.E. [1969]. "Semantic determinants of preferred adjective order."
Journal of verbal learning and verbal behaviour 8: pp 697-704.

Martin, J.E. [1969]." Some competence-process relationships in noun
phrases with prenominal and postnominal adjectives" Journal of verbal
learning and verbal behaviour 8: pp 471-480.

Martin, J.E. [1970]. "Adjective Order and Juncture" Journal of verbal
learning and verbal behaviour 9: pp 379-384.

Warren, B. [1984]. Classifying Adjectives.

Celce-Murcia, Marianne and Larsen-Freeman, Diane, [1983].
"The Grammar Book"

Guglielmo Cinque in Cinque, G., J. Koster, J-Y Pollock,
L. Rizzi and R. Zanuttini (eds.) [1994]: Paths Towards Universal Grammar.
Studies in Honor of Richard S. Kayne. Georgetown University Press.
"On the Evidence for Partial N-Movement in the Romance DP"

Waugh, Linda R. [1976]. "The semantics and paradigmatics of word order,"
Language 52:82-107.

Lord, John B. [1970]. "Sequence Clusters of Pre-nominal Adjectives",
Journal og English Language 4: pp 57-69.

Sussex, R. [1974]. "Deep Structure of Adjectives in NPs", Journal of
Linguistics 10: pp 111-131.

Goyvaerts, D. L. [1968]. "An Introductory Study on the Ordering of a
String of Adjectives in Present-day English". Philologica Pragensia,
11: 12-28.

Vendler, Zeno [1968] "Adjectives and Nominalisations" Papers on formal
linguistics No 5, The Hague: Mouton.

Danks, J.H. and Glucksberg, S. [1971]. "Psychological Scaling of
Adjective Order" Journal of verbal learning and verbal behaviour
10:63-67

Danks, J.H. and Schwenk, M.A. [1972]."Prenominal Adjective Order and
Communication Context" Journal of verbal learning and verbal
behaviour, 11:183-187.

Quirk et al, "A Grammar of Contemporary English", Longman

Dixon, R.M.W. [1982]"Where have all the adjectives gone?" Amsterdam:
Mouton

Kamp, J.A.W. [1975]"Two Theories of Adjectives" In: Keenan, E.L. (ed)
Formal Semantics of Natural Language. pp 123-155, Cambridge
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And in the above mentioned references, of course, there are many more
references, and in those references, of course, there are even more references,
and in those ref...you get the picture...
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